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Holland - Dutch Golden Age Tour (choice of your own itineraries) - max 7 PAX.

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    Stop At: Amsterdam Canal Ring, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    Choice number 01. Amsterdams Canals

    Amsterdam is the most watery city in the world. Its canals and harbors fill a full quarter of her surface. Its waterways have always been its essence and its source of wealth. The 17th century Canal Belt was placed on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2011. On each canal, there are historic, important or interesting sights.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Zaanse Schans, Schansend 1, 1509 AW Zaandam The Netherlands

    Choice number 02. Zaanse Schans

    The Zaanse Schans is a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh cookies, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. You should be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry, and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns, and workshops. Make a cycling or sailing trip, browse the shops or treat yourself at the pancake restaurant. A visit to the Zaanse Schans in North Holland is fun and educational.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Volendam Haven, Haven 43, 1131 EP Volendam The Netherlands

    Choice number 03. Volendam

    Legend has it that the Volendam coat of arms is a compliment to the beauty of the Volendam girls! No wonder that a famous singer sang the praise of this characteristic Dutch fishing village in the words: "Anyone who wants to see the real beauty of Holland, goes to Volendam". As a result of its completely insulated location, this village preserved its character for six centuries, also because of the tough vitality of the fishermen. The characteristic small houses, which together with the canals and the drawbridges form the most picturesque spots, present the visitor an atmosphere of geniality and romance.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Afsluitdijk, Den Oever The Netherlands

    Choice number 04. Afsluitdijk (Enclosing Dike)

    The Afsluitdijk is a major dam and causeway in the Netherlands. It was constructed between 1927 and 1932 and runs from Den Oever in North Holland province to the village of Zurich in Friesland province, over a length of 32 kilometres (20 miles) and a width of 90 metres (300 ft), at an initial height of 7.25 metres (23.8 ft) above sea level. The Afsluitdijk is a fundamental part of the larger Zuiderzee Works, damming off the Zuiderzee, a salt water inlet of the North Sea, and turning it into the fresh water lake of the IJsselmeer. The dam serves as a sea barrier to protect the inland against flooding.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, Binnenpad 52, 8355 BT Giethoorn The Netherlands

    Choice number 05. Giethoorn

    Visit the enchanting village of Giethoorn in the north of the Netherlands for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Known as the "Venice of North," the village is notable for its many canals and complete lack of roads. You will explore the fairytale village, where less than 3,000 people live, on a 1-hour guided boat tour. Experience the scenery on a leisurely trip through the canals. Explore the preserved village on foot, and see how each farmhouse is built on a small man-made island. Wander the narrow footpaths to discover hundreds of bridges, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the village.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kasteel de Haar, Kasteellaan 1 5km W of Maarssen, 3455 RR Haarzuilens The Netherlands

    Choice number 06. De Haar Castle

    De Haar Castle is the biggest and most luxurious castle in The Netherlands. It is one of the top European historic houses. A visit to De Haar Castle will take you back to the glory days of the castle and will show you the breathtaking splendor that surrounded the international rich and famous in the early 20th century. You will be amazed at the very un-Dutch luxury in which the Van Zuylen family and their guests lived amidst a wealth of history and art.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Madurodam, George Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ, The Hague The Netherlands

    Choice number 07 Madurodam

    Madurodam is a miniature park and tourist attraction in the Scheveningen district of The Hague in the Netherlands. It is home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities, and large developments. The park was opened in 1952 and has since been visited by tens of millions of visitors. The entirety of net proceeds from the park go towards various charities in the Netherlands.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, Rotterdamseweg 196, 2628 AR Delft The Netherlands

    Choice number 08 Blue Delft Pottery (Royal Delft)

    Royal Delft is the only remaining, original Delftware manufacturer from the 17th century. At the end of the 18th century, less attention was paid to Delft Blue, the reason for which almost all potteries were forced to close down. When Joost Thooft took over the factory in 1876, he improved the production process in such a way of making an even more beautiful and high-quality product which brought Delfts Blue into a revival. Up to the present day, Royal Delft uses this method of producing which is the worldwide standard of nowadays Delft Blue.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Markthal, Dominee Jan Scharpstraat 298, 3011 GZ Rotterdam The Netherlands

    Choice number 09 Rotterdam Haven

    Rotterdam is a major port city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The 17th-century Delfshaven neighborhood is home to canalside shopping and Pilgrim Fathers Church, where pilgrims worshiped before sailing to America. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for bold, modern architecture. Is Rotterdam a must-see city? Absolutely!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: World Heritage Kinderdijk, Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS Kinderdijk The Netherlands

    Choice number 10 The Windmills in Kinderdijk

    When you visit Kinderdijk, you step right into the middle of Dutch history. Everything here lies below sea level, so to keep our feet dry, we have been cooperating with the wind and water for centuries. Our windmills and waterways tell the tale of the Low Countries. Travel back in time and experience the story of windmills, water, and willpower in Kinderdijk!!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels in Amsterdam and surroundings
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private minivan
    • Full day trip from Amsterdam - (Hotel pickup offered)
    Exclusions
    • Entry tickets
    • Canal cruise tickets
    • Personal expenses
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Kasteel de Haar
    • Entry/Admission - Madurodam
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
    • Entry/Admission - World Heritage Kinderdijk
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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